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 Donna Sue Poynterof Maumelle, AR

October 21, 1940 - June 18, 2021

Donna Poynter, age 80, of Maumelle, Arkansas passed away on June 18, 2021. She was born in Heber Springs, Arkansas on October 21, 1940, to the late Claren and Lucy Martin. Donna is survived by her husband of 62 years, Bob Poynter; two sons, Bruce Poynter (Elaine) of Shreveport, LA and Barry Poynter (Robin) of Maumelle, AR; two grandsons, Bennett Poynter (Aimee) and Seth Poynter (Hanna); one granddaughter, Bailey Poynter and one great-granddaughter, Audrey Poynter; one sister-n-law, Jamie Querry (Sam) of Heber Springs; four nephews, Jimmy Winningham of Batesville, AR, Brian Munsey (Sandy) and Blaine Munsey both of Little Rock, AR, Bobby Barnett of Heber Springs, AR and two nieces, Robin Seals and LeAnn Stevenson both of Conway, AR. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Glenda Winningham (Jim) of Concord, AR, Rita Munsey (Ron), and one nephew, Brad Munsey all of Little Rock.

Donna was a member and worshipped at Windsong Church of Christ. She graduated from Hall High School in 1958, and was voted the yearbook Warrior Beauty and Most Talented. Donna attended Concord Public Schools for the prior 11 years where she was an All-County basketball player. Donna's love of Athletics shifted to the game of golf in her adult years. She served as a grass roots organizer for women's golf in Central Arkansas where she served as President for the Little Rock Women's Golf Association, Pleasant Valley Country Club Ladies Golf Association, and the Country Club of Arkansas Ladies Golf Association. Donna won the Pleasant Valley Club championship in 1992 and 1995 and was the Country Club of Arkansas champion in 1997, 2001, 2002, 2203, 2004, and 2005. She was the 2008 Arkansas State Parent-Child champion. Donna loved playing in mixed tournaments around the state with Bob and Bruce where she made many life-long friends.

Donna was an accomplished pianist who had a great passion for gospel music. As a teenager, she and her sisters sang publicly for many years as ''The Martin Sisters.'' One of their highlights was performing 'pop' songs on the 1950's television show broadcast from Little Rock called, ''Steve's Show.''

Donna took great pride in her home and family whom she loved so much. She was an exemplary cook and seamstress. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were very special to her and brought her much joy. She was a true Proverbs 31 woman of noble character.

A memorial service will be 11:00am, Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at the Windsong Church of Christ, 3 Windsong Drive, North Little Rock, Arkansas with Nick Hamilton officiating.

Memorials may be made to the, Children's Home, 5515 Walcott Road, Paragould, AR 72450, www.childrenshomes.org


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